CATEGORIES

Women Marshals of Science

Raindrops to Kitchen Over the Next Few Years, Swati Basu Will Be Steering Science in the Country From the Office of the PSA

3 mins read
Parliamentarian
March 2017

Waiting to Excel

There is a Kohli or Ashwin, a Saina or Mary Kom in Each One of Them. They Are Practicing Hard, Little Known So Far, and Waiting for Sporting Glory 

2 mins read
Parliamentarian
March 2017

Rising Women Power in Cinema

This Is a Period of Transition in the Hindi Film Industry, With Many Women Going Beyond Just Being Pretty Actresses and Playing Second Fiddle, to Take Up Roles as Directors, Music Directors, Producers and Other Aspects Of film Making That Were Till Now Male Bastions

9 mins read
Parliamentarian
March 2017

Hungry to Help

She Once Suffered Hunger Constantly but the Young Medical Representative Started by Feeding the Poor and Move on to Making a Lot of Them Earn Their Own Bread

8 mins read
Parliamentarian
March 2017

Trump Trauma: Trump's Blatant Racism And Religious Bigotry Is Shaking The World

His rightist views had helped him win Indian Saffornite voters and Donors in the US, But His stance on Visa has made him a scare even for India's saffron PM Narendra Modi.

8 mins read
Parliamentarian
February 2017

Yeddyurappa Encounters Of The Family Kind

The First Ever BJP Chief Minister in any State Below the Vindhyas is Being Surrounded by his Own Party Detractors and is Paying for his Costly Mistakes.

6 mins read
Parliamentarian
February 2017

The Neo Jholawallahs

The Image Of Social Workers In Un-ironed Kurtas, Lugging Their Jholas, The Sacrificing Persons Drawing Sympathy And No Money, Has Changed, Especially With The Csr Funding Law And The Best Universities Bringing Out High Class Courses.

8 mins read
Parliamentarian
February 2017

Changing Face Of Social Media

Activities on the Social Media Have Become Almost as Important as, if Not More Than, Ground-level Work for Politicos. And Non-politicians Like MBAs and Techies Are Guiding the Course of Politics.

10+ mins read
Parliamentarian
February 2017

What 2017 Holds For The Prime Minister Modi!

What 2017 holds for the 14th Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.

3 mins read
Parliamentarian
January 2017

Re-engaging Rahul

An astrological analysis of the Gandhi scion and vice-President of the Indian National Congress, Rahul Gandhi.

3 mins read
Parliamentarian
January 2017

The Eye Of The Vedas

A Brief and esoteric introduction...

5 mins read
Parliamentarian
January 2017

Modi As Hero & Anti-Hero

Modi will be producer and director of this film. whether the film is a hit or a dud will be decided at the hustings

6 mins read
Parliamentarian
December 2016

How Hillary Won First Twitter Election

In the polls four years ago, social media was just one of the campaign tools, but not this time.

3 mins read
Parliamentarian
November 2016

Waiting for Amma

It would seem that even while on a ventilator, Jayalalithaa can give directions to her confidants. Or were the directions to celebrate the party’s founder’s day given in advance? The secrecy around the chief minister’s illness underscores Jayalalithaa’s grip, despite serious illness. Bhavani Kuchi reports from Chennai.

5 mins read
Parliamentarian
November 2016

Of Scribes and Bribes

Economic liberalisation has spawned a galaxy of TV news channels and publications. It also introduced materialism among journalists, some of whom have become fixers.

8 mins read
Parliamentarian
November 2016

Bribe Taking & Uncle J

If practices of Uncle Judges were not enough to tarnish the image of judicary in India, allegations of corruption and bribe taking have further marred that image, specially of higher judiciary.

8 mins read
Parliamentarian
November 2016

tales of old

if women would only realize their dignity and privilege, and utilise it for mankind, this world will certainly be better than now.

6 mins read
parliamentarian
october 2016

punjab waiting for aap

aap appears to be on a roll in punjab despite allegations of sexual misconduct against its cadres, splits and public spats. the akalis are fighting back by every means, fair and foul.missing here is the congress.

6 mins read
parliamentarian
october 2016

forgetting the stalwarts

the congress seems to be afflicted with amnesia about some of its past stalwarts like gb pant. even lal bahadur shastri, the simple and honest man who led the nation in war and died for it.

6 mins read
parliamentarian
october 2016

changing the dynamic

sept 29, the day when india’s civilian leadership showed resolve and had the army respond to the terror attack in uri. but there’s a larger picture here, of the prime minister seeking to change india-pak dynamics.

4 mins read
parliamentarian
october 2016

Kabali Rajini's Political Statement?

Rajinikanth’s latest block buster kabali has set the box office ringing but there’s speculation the film carries a deep political message about dalits and could mark the superstar’s political statement.

4 mins read
Parliamentarian
September 2016

An Alternative Swaraj

AAP is determined to expand its political base by fighting the Punjab assembly elections. But it faces a challenge in the form of Prashant Bhushan and YogendraYadav, who have hinted at plans to form a new party to take on AAP.

5 mins read
Parliamentarian
September 2016

Andhra Pradesh on Compulsory Wait

He’s an NDA ally yet Chandrababu Naidu’s pleas for special status for his state has met with indifference in Delhi. With assembly elections some time away, Naidu has to bide his time.

5 mins read
Parliamentarian
September 2016

BJP Loving Dalits Is Hard

The bjp’s new found love for dalits is suspect. It seems geared entirely towards courting their substantial vote in the battleground states of up and Punjab.

7 mins read
Parliamentarian
September 2016

'Trying to Realize My Husband's Dreams...'

Kandhamal is Odisha’s most backward district. The region is tribal dominated and has been in the news for all the wrong reasons including Maoism and attacks on Dalits and Adivasis. Kandhamal’s MP Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh belongs to the erstwhile Nepal royal family and was elected to the Lok Sabha last year following the death of her husband. 

3 mins read
Parliamentarian
September 2016